BS Peace and Conflict Studies


This undergraduate program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of Peace and Conflict Studies. It equips students with the analytical and critical thinking skills necessary to navigate the complexities of conflict, terrorism, insurgency and other forms of violence.


  • To learn about the causes, dynamics, and consequences of conflicts, including the social, economic, political, and cultural factors involved.
  • To explore strategies and practices for preventing, managing, and resolving conflicts peacefully, with a focus on sustainable peacebuilding efforts.
  • To develop skills in negotiation, mediation, dialogue facilitation, and other conflict resolution techniques to address conflicts constructively.
  • To emphasize the promotion and protection of human rights, social justice, and equality as essential components of sustainable peace.
  • To study the role of international organizations, diplomacy, and cooperation in addressing conflicts and promoting peace globally.
  • To assess conflicts, evaluate peacebuilding interventions, and contribute to academic and policy debates in the field.

Career Path

Career paths for graduates with a degree in Peace and Conflict Studies include:

Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution: Working with non-governmental organizations (NGOs), international organizations, or government agencies to implement peacebuilding projects, facilitate dialogue, and mediate conflicts.

Humanitarian Aid and Development: Engaging in humanitarian work in conflict-affected areas, providing assistance to displaced populations, and contributing to development projects aimed at addressing root causes of conflict.

Diplomacy and International Relations: Pursuing careers in diplomacy, foreign service, or international organizations, advocating for peace, mediating disputes, and participating in peace negotiations.

Policy Analysis and Advocacy: Working for think tanks, research institutes, or advocacy organizations to analyze conflicts, develop policy recommendations, and advocate for peaceful solutions.

Education and Training: Teaching peace and conflict studies at universities or secondary schools, conducting workshops and training sessions on conflict resolution, peace education, and human rights.

Journalism and Media: Reporting on conflicts, peace initiatives, and human rights issues as a journalist or contributing to peace-oriented media outlets to raise awareness and promote dialogue.

Fee Structure BS Peace and Conflict Studies

BS Peace and Conflict Studies
Duration 4
Total Semester 8
Total Package 394,000
At Admission Time 28,500
Additional Charges at the time of Admission 2,700
Examination Fee 3,500
Total Amount (At Admission) 31,200
Installment 23063 * 16
Additional Charges at the time of Admission
Web Portal fee per year for Learning Management Syste 0
Library Security Fee (Refundable) 2,000
Student Card 200
Library & Magazine Fund 500
Total Additional Charges 2,700
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Scheme of Study

Semester 1

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 ENGL101 English-I 3
2 ISLM101 Islamic Studies 3
3 COMP101 Introduction to Computer 3
4 POLS101 Principles of Political Science 3
5 MATH100 General Mathematics 3
6 MCOM101 Introduction to Mass Communication 3

Semester 2

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 ENGL110 English II 3
2 PKST101 Pakistan Studies 2
3 STAT100 Introduction to Statistics 3
4 PSYC101 Introduction to Psychology 3
5 PACT101 Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies 3
6 PACT102 Concepts of Peace and Conflict 3

Semester 3

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 ENGL201 English-III 3
2 SOCI205 Introduction to Gender Studies 3
3 ECON200 Fundamentals of Economics 3
4 INTR200 Introduction to International Relations 3
5 PACT201 Socio-Cultural Dimensions of Conflicts in Pakistan 3
6 PACT202 Concepts of Peace Building 3

Semester 4

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 ENGL210 English IV 3
2 MNGT101 Principles of Management 3
3 PACT204 Contemporary Socio-Political Conflicts in Pakistan 3
4 PACT205 Theories of Peace and Conflict 3
5 PACT210 Social Policy and Planning 3

Semester 5

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 PACT301 State and Human Security 3
2 PACT302 Traditional and Non-Traditional Security Paradigms 3
3 PACT303 International and Regional Organizations and Peace building 3
4 PACT304 Contemporary Global Conflicts 3
5 PACT305 Non Violent Movements of the World 3
6 INTR301 International Law 3

Semester 6

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 PACT306 Conflicts and Cooperation in South Asian Region 3
2 PACT308 Conflict Analysis 3
3 PACT309 Religions and Militancy 3
4 PACT310 Insurgency and Terrorism 3
5 UNRM301 Research Methods 3
6 PACT404 Global Perspective on Peace Building 3
7 BEHS102 Life and learning -I 1

Semester 7

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 PACT401 Human Rights and Humanitarian Law 3
2 PACT402 Global Power Politics and Peace 3
3 PACT407 Gender, Peace and Security 3
4 PACT404 Global Perspective on Peace Building 3
5 FYP499A Final Year project A 3
6 BEHS302 Life and learning -II 3

Semester 8

Sr.# Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
1 PACT407 Gender, Peace and Security 3
2 PACT408 Peace Leadership in South Asia 3
3 PACT409 Ethnic Conflicts: Perspectives and Challenges 3
4 FYP499B Final Year Project B 3
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